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A Blue and White Tankard. Circa 1640 - Photo Sotheby's

of waisted cylindrical form flaring towards the foot, set with a loop handle to one side, painted to the exterior with figures within a garden landscape, encircled at the rim with a floral scroll and the foot with a lappet band; 20.5cm., 8 1/8 in. Estimation: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

EXHIBITED: Chinese Ceramics of the Transitional Period (circa 1620-1680 A.D.) from the Collection of Mr & Mrs Peter Thompson,
Hull Univesity, Hull, 1985, cat. no. 97.Art and Imitation in China, University Museum and Art Gallery, Hong Kong, 2006, cat. no. 190.

Sotheby's. Chinese Ceramics from the Collection of Peter and Nancy Thompson; London | 07 nov. 2012 www.sothebys.com